Apart from helping you make sure the medical words in your progress notes and reports are spelled accurately, a medical spell checker can enhance patient safety through properly spelled drug names. The correct spelling of drug names is a particularly complex problem with look-alike and sound-alike drug names that can lead to serious medical errors.
How does this medical spell check tool work?
MedSpel is a Microsoft Word plugin that enhances the built in spell checker. With MedSpel, your spell checker will work the same way it works now, but with 100,000 new medical words. There is no new software to learn to eliminate medical spelling errors, no complicated manuals to read, and no new computer hardware required!
How much does MedSpel cost?
Our MedSpel medical spell checker is free for personal use. Corporate use of MedSpel requires the purchase of a license, and allows use by unlimited members of your organization. Discounts are available for schools and non-profit organizations.
Why make your medical spell checker free for personal use?
We want to make our world class medical spell checker accessible to students, healthcare workers, and anyone who needs an affordable, professional quality medical spell checker. Our competitors can charge up to $200 per year per user for this type of spell checker!
How can I help keep this medical spell checker free?
MedSpel is funded by donated time and resources. The easiest way for you to help MedSpel is to like, share, or tweet about MedSpel. This will help more people find and use MedSpel, which is a big reward our developers!
What are the system requirements for MedSpel?
MedSpel 8.0 was released 1/26/2014 and contains all FDA drug and device approvals through 1/21/2014.
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The MedSpel PAD file can be downloaded here.